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Webster 1913 Edition


Cortes

Cor′tes

(kôr′tĕs)
,
Noun.
pl.
[Sp. & Pg., fr.
corte
court.]
The legislative assembly, composed of nobility, clergy, and representatives of cities, which in Spain and in Portugal answers, in some measure, to the Parliament of Great Britain.

Webster 1828 Edition


Cortes

CORTES

,
Noun.
plu.
[from corte, court.] The Spanish name of the States of the kingdom, composed of nobility, clergy and representatives of cities; the assembly of the States, answering, in some measure, to the parliament of Great Britain.

Definition 2021


cortês

cortês

See also: cortes, Cortes, cortés, and cortès

Portuguese

Adjective

cortês m (feminine singular cortesa, masculine plural corteses, feminine plural cortesas, comparable)

  1. polite; well-mannered
  2. courtly (suitable for a royal court)

Synonyms

  • (polite): see Wikisaurus:cortês

Antonyms

  • (polite): see Wikisaurus:cortês

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